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Is skipping breakfast a good idea?

Its Monday morning. You are rushed off your feet trying to get the kids up and ready for school. You run around like a headless chicken scooting everyone into the car so you can get to work. You sit down breathe in and realise you have forgotten to eat breakfast. Sound familiar?

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National Nutrition Week - Nutrition in the Workplace

This week has been National Nutrition Week and the theme has been Nutrition in the Workplace.

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Be Healthy by eating more naturally

Eating healthy does not have to be difficult, time consuming or expensive. Often I hear these as reasons why clients struggle to lose weight or keep the weightloss off.

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WP Blood Transfusion Services Wellness Day

Healthy Habits did a Wellness Day at WP Blood Transfusion Services last week. Find out more here!

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Hunger and Satiety

Use this hunger and satiety scale to keep your appetite on track!

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Healthy Eating Habits are attainable for everyone

Most of us are creatures of habit. We thrive on knowing what is expected of us and feel comforted by routine. That is what makes eating healthier so scary sometimes. We are so used to eating a certain way that we rarely think about what we are actually putting into our bodies. So to eat a healthier...

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What I've learnt from breastfeeding

In honour of world breastfeeding week, I thought I would write about my personal experience with breastfeeding. So, from a Dieticians perspective, combining what I have learnt over the past 10 years and experienced over the past 8 months, I hope these few points will offer some comfort and advice to...

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Food Fads

We look at what food fads are in an attempt to help you spot fact from fiction!

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Why fruit is NOT bad for you!

We look at why fruit is actually not bad for you!

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Tips to promote healthy eating in children

Many parents struggle with children who refuse to eat healthy foods and choose rather unhealthy alternatives. It is therefore quite important that when we have children we try to ensure that they have good knowledge about what constitutes healthy food. This will help them to make the correct food...

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Recipe: Zucchini and Feta Soup

Great winter soup recipe to keep you warm on those cold days!

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Sweet Sweet Sugar

Read about 5 ways that can make you sugar savvy

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Healthy Eating during Ramadan

The underlying message behind Ramadan is self-discipline and self-control, however many people struggle with weight gain over this period.

Our Dietician%u2019s in Cape Town can offer you a tailor made plan to help you keep healthy during the fast.
Contact us today for more...

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Recipe: Butternut squash and Barley Risotto

With the weather becoming a bit cooler I decided to share another great recipe with you. Risottos are delicious in the cooler weather but many of them can have too much added fat or salt in them. This recipe for butternut barley risotto is one that I LOVE as it is full of fibre, flavoursome and an...

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Winter Wellness Package

Winter is always a tough time for healthy eating. This year Healthy Habits is offering a 3 month winter wellness package to keep you on track and fighting fit over the colder months!

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Reduce your salt intake with these 5 easy steps!

5 easy steps to help reduce your salt intake.

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The Sugar Content of Sauces

A look at the sugar content of some common South African sauces, compared to a can of Coke.

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Preparing for Gun Run

Are you running Gun Run this weekend? Here are some tips to make sure you are well fuelled and ready to go! During the week leading up to the race, your training will taper but make sure that you keep your intake up. Don't wait until the last day to fuel up A mix

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Have a Healthy Weekend!

  Eating well and making healthy choices over the weekend can be difficult. Here are a few tips to keep you on track this weekend: Eat breakfast as soon as you wake up If you skip breakfast it upsets your appetite and metabolism for the rest of the day. If you are planning to out

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Wellness Day – Coronation Fund Managers

  Last week Friday, Toni helped out at Coronation’s annual Wellness Day. We were asked to do a food demo and Toni prepared a gorgeous looking table, filled with delicious lunch and snack options, along with tasters for the team at Coronation to try. The options and meal ideas catered for...

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Tasty chickpea and lentil soup

  I recently found this AMAZING chickpea and lentil soup recipe on www.bbcgoodfood.com. I've made one or two adjustments to suit the ingredients we use in SA, but I can honestly say this is one of the simplest and tastiest soups I have made! And filled with stacks of healthy, fibre filled...

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